efficacy of measles and rubella vaccination one year after the nationwide campaign in shiraz, iran.the world health organization target for measles elimination in the eastern mediterranean region was established in 2010. in iran, the national measles-rubella campaign, targeting individuals aged 5-25 years, was initiated in december 2003.200817950020
prevalence of measles antibody in children of different ages in shiraz, islamic republic of outbreak of measles due to secondary vaccine failure prompted this investigation into the prevalence of measles antibody in children. we studied 608 children in 7 different age groups: 6, 9, 14 and 18 months and 6, 10 and 15 years. children in the 2 youngest groups received no vaccination; the rest were vaccinated at 9 months and 15 months. the 15-year-old age group received an additional vaccination. transplacental measles antibody (ab) decreased from 10.0% at 6 months to 0% at 9 months. mea ...200416335636
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